, and news of corporate deals push the dow jones hire. the nasdaq was up 21 today. >>> president obama is expected to visit the bay area tomorrow evening, and meet privately with silicon valley executives, including facebook founder mark zuckerberg. the white house says they will focus on promoting american invasion, and clean energy. >> rally the troops, get people behind him, so he can get his programs through. >> on monday, the president released his budget proposal for the next year. in it featured an array of job creation strategy. some $180 billion in research funding. >>> near the sierra, it has been snowing much of the day. tonight, it is still coming down. live in the sierra, where conditions right now are making things miserable for drivers. including some, who were caught completely offguard. >> reporter: that's true. you can see the snow coming down. especially coming down sideways, because the wind has really picked up in the past hour. at 6:00, we dropped our snow shovel here on the ground, just to give you an idea of how much snow would accumulate over a few hours here.